Proud to hold a team GPA of 3.4

Education

Soccer


Mission Statement

Nicks Kids Soccer is a youth program focused on the well being of each and every individual. Our mission is to ensure every child within our program is able to enjoy the benefits of being a child. Our goal is to make sure that children are able to articulate and surround themselves with positive people and a positive environment to ensure a positive future.

Meet our staff

Officer Joyce

Officer Joyce

Co-Founder

Kind- hearted individual who seeks nothing but change within the growing community of Nickerson Gardens. He is confident that every child is capable of achieving their dreams and goals no matter where they come from, whilst teaching them a correct set of morals and values. Officer Joyce looks above himself to help the rest, and may forget about himself to ensure every child within Nicks Kids has a bright path. His dedication and motivation for Nicks Kids has helped us grow in every positive direction.

Lupita Valdovino

Co-Founder

Lupita is a college graduate and on her way to becoming a teacher. She has a passion to help children and create positive change in her community. She is the engine that has driven Nicks Kids forward. She created Homework club to help the kids with their school work, monitors and keeps on top of each kids grades, mentors, completes all Nicks kids Administration work,and maintains our social media. She is a great example to all the kids that with hard work and determination you can accomplish your dreams.

Victor Banuelos

Co-Founder

Co-Founder and Coach; Victor is a Twenty year old, who dedicates his time and passion to Nicks Kids. Most of our younger and quiet bunch look up to him.
Victor is currently a college student, and does all he can to impact these children's lives positively.

Maricela Banuelos

Team Mom

A strong woman, who asks for nothing but positive change for the children within the community. Maricela and her family exemplify that nothing is impossible as long as one is willing to welcome change.

Gabriel Banuelos

co-founder

At such a young age, Gabriel (Gibby) has become a role model for our student athletes. He is the definition of a leader and always leads from the front. Gibby is finishing his senior year at Verbum Dei and getting ready to start his undergrad studies at UCLA.
Gabriel maintained a GPA above a 4.0 throughout his 4 years at Verb and was able to choose UCLA from a pool of prestigious school from which he was admitted to. Gabriel is and will always be a great example and role model for our student athletes.

Edwin Martinez

Edwin Martinez

Mentor

Francisco Fincannon

Mentor

Emely Juarez

Mentor

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Team Captains

We have a total of four exemplary team captains. These young men have demonstrated strong leadership skills, and we know set a great example for Nicks Kids. "Most leaders lead to create followers. We create leaders who inspire others to become leaders." -JJ
Gabriel Banuelos

Gabriel Banuelos

Captain

Senior
Gabriel is a senior at Verbum Dei, there he maintains a 4.4 GPA. He demonstrates strong leadership skills, and always does what is best for the kids. Gabriel always puts the needs of others before his own on the pitch and everywhere else.

Andrew Valenzuela

Andrew Valenzuela

Captain

Junior
Andrew can be quiet at times, however he always stands up for what is right and is a great example for our kids.

Arturo Barriga

Arturo Barriga

Captain

Senior

David Martinez

David Martinez

Captain

Sophomore

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145 W. 108th St Los Angeles, CA 90061
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